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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 12:36
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Posted By Tedan
To sort out gaps around the small bonnet and the...

To sort out gaps around the small bonnet and the boot lid I used a trick from Jaguartvr's thread, pushing a spacer into the gap and forcing fibre-reinforced filler in inside it. It works like a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 12:28
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Tedan
The small bonnet on my kit had a slightly...

The small bonnet on my kit had a slightly different curve from the recess in the front clam that it sits in. Also I wasn't keen on the open gap around the small bonnet.

I moulded a gutter onto the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 12:04
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Tedan
It may be obvious that I've got nothing to do...

It may be obvious that I've got nothing to do this morning but post. Am sitting in a dive school with my diving mad ten year old, waiting for the weather to change.

The top edges of my door skins,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 11:48
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Tedan
I wanted to leave all the panels removable,...

I wanted to leave all the panels removable, especially the door skins. I felt sure if I bonded them on one day, I'd knock off a door mirror or the break the handle mechanism the next. So i attached...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 11:38
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Tedan
The filler cap installed. ...

The filler cap installed.

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/album.php?albumid=88&pictureid=1715

With hindsight, I'd have saved a lot of hassle if I'd put it a little higher up the wing, to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 11:19
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Tedan
I wanted the bodywork to fit closely to the fuel...

I wanted the bodywork to fit closely to the fuel filler cap, so made a new insert for the cap. I don't know much about cars or fibreglass, but woodwork I can understand, so the buck was a woodturning...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 10:49
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Tedan
The boot lid needed some sorting. Initially it...

The boot lid needed some sorting. Initially it sat low on one side and high on the other. This was the first time I wielded my angry grinder on my lovely new kit, but after much deliberation I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 10:36
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Tedan
Well, I didn't do the whole build in the TV...

Well, I didn't do the whole build in the TV room..

Here is a first fit of the panels. Didn't take long to get to this point but there were points to sort out about panel fit.
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 10:01
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Tedan
Tedan's Tribute 250

Hello

I have been lurking on this site for at least three years now without plucking up courage to post about my build, but this site has given me a huge amount of invaluable information and...
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